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Trial by battle

Piper, David.

Trial by battle

by Piper, David.

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith a preface by Frank Kermode.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.P6653 Tr3, PR6066.I58 Tr3
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5573648M
LC Control Number67083671

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  A former history fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, Jonathan Sumption is the author of The Hundred Years War, Volume 2: Trial by Fire, The Hundred Years War, Volume 3: Divided Houses, and The Hundred Years War, Volume 4: Cursed Kings, /5(2). Check out this great listen on October Twenty-one-year-old Alan Mart is posted to India and taken under the wing of the dogmatic, overbearing Acting-Captain Sam Holl. Following the Japanese advance on Singapore, the men are deployed to Malaya. What follows is a quietly shatterin.

Define trial by battle. trial by battle synonyms, trial by battle pronunciation, trial by battle translation, English dictionary definition of trial by battle. or n history a method of trying an accused person or of settling a dispute by a personal fight between the two parties involved or, in some circumstances. Trial by battle Ashford v Thornton () ER is an English law case in the Court of King's Bench which upheld the right of the defendant to trial by battle on a private appeal from an acquittal for murder.


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